Below are Stretch Wrap FAQ - frequently asked questions and answers:
1. What is stretch wrap?
Stretch wrap, a highly stretchable plastic made from linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), is tightly stretched and wrapped around a load of boxes or cartons. The elastic stretch recovery allows stretch wrap to hold products securely on the pallet.
2. What is the difference between shrink wrap and stretch wrap?
Shrink wrap is applied loosely around an item or product and shrinks tightly with the application of heat. On the other hand, stretch wrap has an elastic recovery, instead of an application of heat to ensure that cartons or products are tightly bound.
3. When is stretch wrap used?
Stretch wrap is commonly used to unitize (or package into a single unit) pallet loads. Stretch wrap is also used for bundling smaller items.
4. What types of stretch wraps are there?
The different types of stretch wrap include hand stretch, stretch film, machine stretch film, cast stretch film, cast stretch film, blown stretch film, specialty stretch film, and converted stretch film.
5. What are the benefits and functions of stretch wrap?
6. How do I know what stretch wrap film size I should use?
Film wrap comes in a variety of different widths and thicknesses, which are required for different applications. The size chart can help you find the ideal thickness and width for your application.
Toronto Stretch Wrap and Danshar Polybag and Resin Inc. stock a wide variety of pallet wrapping products. Our stretch wraps and film wraps help ensure that your products remain in excellent condition, at all times.